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INTELECOM Intelligent Telecommunications (Firm)

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Works: 6,937 works in 8,357 publications in 6 languages and 29,374 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Educational films  Introductions  Educational television programs  Popular works  Biography  History  Nonfiction films  Short films  Nonfiction television programs 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: QE26.2, 551
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Most widely held works about INTELECOM Intelligent Telecommunications (Firm)
 
Most widely held works by INTELECOM Intelligent Telecommunications (Firm)
The examined life introduction to philosophy( Visual )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers in-depth analysis of the wisdom of the western world. Studies the "great questions" that have intrigued philosophers from antiquity to the present. Using writings of past philosophers and interviews with more than 50 contemporary thinkers, these episodes underscore how these classic questions still reverberate in society today
Crossroads Café( Visual )

15 editions published in 1996 in 6 languages and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series that blends comedy and drama to teach English to speakers of other languages. Each 30 minute episode includes one segment that demonstrates a specific language function and another that explores the social or cultural issues dramatized in the story
Stressed to the limit( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"If a stressful day can make us sick, how does stress get under the skin? This lesson seeks answers, exploring various topics of health psychology, including the fight-or-flight response, lymphocytes, cytokines, heart disease, and the psychosocial lure of cigarette smoking. Cancer survivor, Cindy Lauren and her support group, are a window for discussion of important issues such as control, social support, resilience, and the search for meaning"--Container
Endless questions critical thinking and research( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's our nature to ask questions about ourselves and the world around us. But finding answers requires more than intuition and common sense. This lesson asks the question, Does happiness lead to good health? then probes for answers using the multiple methods at a researcher's disposal: case study, survey, naturalistic observation, correlational studies and controlled experiments
Earth revealed( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[S]hows the physical and scientific processes that shape our planet. From earthquakes and volcanoes to the creation of sea-floor crusts and shifting river courses, this series offers stunning visuals that explain plate tectonics and other geologic concepts and principles."--Container
Ups and downs( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Since the 1950s when opportunity reached its peak, the gap between the "haves and have nots" has grown. This lesson looks at social stratification and the dimensions of social inequality that exist in the United States, as seen in the story of an immigrant from Eastern Europe who, along with her family, comes to the U.S. with virtually nothing, and eventually manages to open and operate a successful child care business."
Thinking and language( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores ways in which the most concrete evidence of our ability to think is our use of language. Features Daniel Kahneman discussing his research in cognitive psychology and linguist Noam Chomsky explaining the principles of language acquisition. Also presents Susan Curtiss discussing the story of "Genie," a young girl who did not learn language due to the neglect and abuse of her parents
Different strokes nurture and human diversity( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the role environment/nurture plays in developing who we are. Examines the influence of the prenatal environment, peer groups, and the power of culture as well as how prejudices and stereotypes shape our attitudes
Getting it together( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Until recent decades, people with psychological disorders were often confined to institutions and treated in ways that look appalling by today's standards, because little was known about how to treat them. Program examines psychological and biomedical therapies, and combined approaches that are proving successful in treating mental illness
A great mystery( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses consciousness, a frequently debated topic in psychology. Neuroscience researchers debate the mystery of consciousness, and investigate awareness, circadian rhythms, sleep and dreams, and sleep disorders, including recent discoveries about narcolepsy
The way we live introduction to sociology( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Combines expert interviews and commentary with historic and contemporary footage to provide a comprehensive introduction to the growing field of sociology"--Container
Our families, ourselves( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers a contemporary look at marriages and families and the choices, changes, and issues that affect individuals, diverse family types, and interpersonal relationships
Moral dilemmas can ethics help?( Visual )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considers the revelance of utilitarian, Kantian, and virtue ethics to the situation of a family with a severely impaired newborn
Solar decathlon( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This past October, taking a walk on the Mall in Washington D.C. might have been more like taking a walk into the future. Twenty solar-powered homes were sprawled across the mall's west end, transforming it from a park into something that resembled a quirky housing development. The homes were part of the annual Solar Decathlon, a collegiate competition for engineering and architecture students who must design these energy efficient homes of the future from the ground up
Is ethics based on virtue? by John Allman( Visual )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores Aristotle's and other ancient views of virtue and the good life, as well as contemoporary virtue ethics with its focus on emotions, personal relationships, character and long-term values
Can rules define morality?( Visual )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Addresses formalistic theories of ethics, particularly those of Immanuel Kant, and explores the implications of his views in relation to ethical issues
The human condition( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A telecourse that takes a close, personal look at many of the most prevalent issues in health and health care today
Codes of life( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Studies of separated twins and adopted siblings are providing insight into the relative impact of genetic and environmental influences, and the extent to which variation among individuals can be attributed to their differing genes. As molecular geneticist Robert Plomin explains, DNA studies are pointing to the fact not one, or five, but hundreds of genes each contribute a small amount of the variance for any one trait."--Container
Connections : sensation( Visual )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The eighth segment in a series that takes an indepth look at the evolving world of psychological science. A solitary figure walks on the beach at dawn. Although he is alert to his surroundings, his sensory systems take in only a fraction of the energy that envelops him. That which does reach the receptor cells is captured and converted into signals that can be recognized by the central nervous system. The ultimate destination for these signals is the cerebral cortex. Christof Koch, Gilles Laurent, and others examine the ways sensory receptors take in stimuli as well as how the brain processes and ultimately translates these signals into useful information
Is morality relative?( Visual )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Discusses whether all morality is culturally determined, or whether some moral values are valid for all cultures. Harman, Wong and Rachels explore the claims of relativitism. The issue of child labor is explored from a relativist point of view."--Container
 
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